On September 6th at approximately 10:30 p.m. Oelwein Police were called to the 10 block of 4th Street NW for a reported disturbance. Further investigation into the incident resulted in the arrest of Amy Lynn Smith, 41, of Oelwein. Smith was charged with: distribution to persons under 18, a class B felony; child endangerment, an aggravated misdemeanor; gathering where controlled substances were unlawfully used and possession of controlled substance, both serious misdemeanors; and possession of drug paraphernalia a simple misdemeanor. Further charges are pending in this incident.
At 3 p.m. on September 2, 2008 Oelwein Police arrested Jack Eugene Dempsey, 50, of Oelwein. Dempsey was arrested on a Fayette County Warrant for an original charge of Domestic Abuse in the 10 block of 2nd Avenue SW.